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  • Another Terrible Review for ‘Poseur’ Megyn Kelly:‘Shallow’ Talent Lacks ‘Acumen’ & ‘Magnetism’

    06/25/2017 6:36:45 AM PDT · by davikkm · 59 replies
    breitbart ^ | TONY LEE
    Another day, another terrible review for NBC News talent Megyn Kelly in the establishment media. The Boston Globe’s television critic Matthew Gilbert ripped Kelly for lacking both the charisma and acumen to be successful at NBC News. After watching the first three poorly-rated episodes of Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, he notes that charisma is a “relatively hard quality to define” and points out that “Merriam-Webster actually resorts to the supernatural in its first definition of the word: ‘A personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure.’” “All I know is that I don’t...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Family Train (6/25/17 to 7/1/17)

    06/25/2017 6:36:13 AM PDT · by DollyCali · 1,301 replies
    FRiends and Deplorables | 6/25/17 | DollyCali
    Summertime"and the livin' is easy....Summertime.... Welcome all you deplorables to this week's edition of the Dose! This is EVERYTHING TRUMP. Administration, family, frustrations, joys, winning! We welcome your research, your commentary, your personal OT sharing and your presence. Even if you do not share a lot, just check in and say hi. Lurkers are welcome. Covfefe baby, Covfefe! White House Congressional Picnic 6/22/17 RIP
  • Bill Nye Show Writer Ready to Accept Deaths of ‘Old Ass Conservative White Men’ (Tr.)

    06/25/2017 6:29:37 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6-24-2017 | Allum Bokhari
    Marcella Arguello, a standup comedian and a writer for Bill Nye Saves The World on Netflix, tweeted in the wake of the Congressional baseball shooting that the deaths of “a few old ass conservative white men” were a worthwhile risk if it led to gun control. The remarks, which Arguello subsequently deleted from her Twitter feed but can still be viewed in archived form, followed the shooting of U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
  • A Tale of Two Johnsons

    06/25/2017 6:28:32 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 15 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 23 June 2017 | Mark Steyn
    My old friends at The Spectator have a meditation on Britain's nightmare capital by Rod Liddle. It has an arresting opening:London, city of the damned. City of incendiary tower blocks, jihadi mentals trying to slit your throat, yokels from Somerset up for the day to enjoy a spot of ramming Muslims in a white van. City of Thornberry, Abbott and Corbyn. City of Boris. City of anti-Semitic marches to commemorate Al Quds. City of Isis flags and where, in most boroughs, white British people are a largely resentful minority. City of vacuous liberal platitudes — we all stand together, not...
  • Why The Democratic Party Is Doomed

    06/25/2017 6:25:36 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 19 replies ^ | JUNE 25, 2017 | Julian Assange
  • We Should be Glad the US is Out

    06/25/2017 6:20:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | June 25, 2017 | Paul Driessen
    Ten states, 125 cities, and 1,100 businesses, universities and organizations insist “We are still in” – committed to the Paris climate agreement and determined to continue reducing carbon dioxide emissions and preventing climate change. In the process, WASI members claim, they will create jobs and promote innovation, trade and international competitiveness. It’s hype, puffery and belief in tooth fairies.Let’s begin with the climate. When Delaware signed on to WASI, for example, Governor Carney cited rising average temperatures, rising sea levels, and an increase in extreme weather events. In Delaware, sea level rise is almost entirely due to subsiding land resulting...
  • Trump: Did the Obama administration 'want to hurt Hillary?'

    06/25/2017 6:01:42 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 24 replies ^ | 6/24/17 | Daniel Chaitin
    President Trump openly questioned on Saturday whether the Obama administration wanted to damage Hillary Clinton's chances in the 2016 election by not immediately reacting to evidence of Russian meddling. "Obama Administration official said they 'choked' when it came to acting on Russian meddling of election. They didn't want to hurt Hillary?", Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon. Obama Administration official said they "choked" when it came to acting on Russian meddling of election. They didn't want to hurt Hillary?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 24, 2017
  • Thousands march at Paris Gay Pride to demand procreation for all

    06/25/2017 6:00:15 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 48 replies
    AFP ^ | 2017-06-25
    Thousands of people took to the streets of the French capital Saturday for the fortieth Paris Gay Pride rally to remind French President Emmanuel Macron of his election promise to make medically assisted procreation (MAP) available for all. Macron tweeted on Saturday: "France is a rainbow, we are rich in our diversities, let us be proud of ourselves! #MarcheDesFiertés # LoveisLove". During his presidential campaign, he said he was "in favour" of opening MAP, currently reserved for sterile heterosexual couples, to lesbian couples and single women.
  • Assange: Why the Democratic party is doomed

    06/25/2017 5:49:24 AM PDT · by DOC44 · 25 replies
    Twitter post at link
  • Mattis irks leftist media with deadly competency: ‘We’re going to kill them all’ (ISIS)

    06/25/2017 5:41:03 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 46 replies ^ | L. Todd Wood
    U.S. retired general and Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, has said the policy of the American military now in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq is moving from one of attrition to one of annihilation. The Leftist media doesn’t like this so much. The Washington Post in particular yesterday was upset that Mattis is annihilating the terrorists so effectively. “A military policy run solely by the Pentagon creates confusion,” writes the Post. One reason the Left is upset is that having a warrior in charge of fighting a war shows how incompetent and purposefully feckless the Obama administration...
  • German Defence Commissioner Vows: ‘In the End There Will Be a European Army’

    06/25/2017 5:40:30 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Jun 2017 | Jack Montgomery
    As negotiations between Britain and the EU over Brexit get underway, a senior German politician has declared that a “European Army” is inevitable. Hans-Peter Bartels, the parliamentary commissioner for the Armed Forces, insisted: “In the end, there will be a European Army.” Bartel alleged the age-old system of national armies accountable to national governments was “disorganised, technically fragmented and duplicate structures unnecessarily”. He claimed Europe’s peoples “do not want to go down the solitary national path anymore. Not in Germany, not in the Netherlands, not in the Czech Republic and not in Italy.”
  • The Great American Overdose

    06/25/2017 5:37:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | June 25, 2017 | Paul Jacob
    Government is a drug. It’s not always easy figuring out the right amount to take. But it is easy to get hooked on dangerously high doses. And perhaps nowhere can this be better seen, right now, than in the Republicans’ ObamaCare mess. Republican politicians feel trapped. They may know that ObamaCare amounts to government overdose — regulation and subsidy at poisonous levels. Why else would they have promised to get rid of it? But kicking a government habit is hard to do. It’s not just that regular people get hooked on benefits, no matter how ill-conceived, ill-funded, and unsustainable. More...
  • Dems give politically connected judge six-figure gig she’s too obese to do

    Political deals don’t get any dirtier than this. Members of the all-Democratic City Council in suburban White Plains rewarded their party’s well-connected chairwoman with a plum six-figure judicial seat — even though she was too sickly to work, critics charge. City Judge Elizabeth Shollenberger — who suffers from a digestive disorder and morbid obesity, among other ailments — was unable to climb the three steps to her courtroom bench, even with the help of a specially installed railing, sources said. City Judicial Review Committee member Mark Elliott has publicly accused Mayor Tom Roach of making sure “the fix was in”...
  • Commie-fornia Democrats Hit a Wall on Single-Payer

    06/25/2017 5:26:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | June 25, 2017 | Arthur Schaper
    There is so much winning for taxpayers, concerned citizens, and conservatives in general in the state of California. The slow but steady victories in this blue bastion of progressive insanity should raise hope for all of us. After all, the Left loves to gloat that what happens in California is most likely to pop up all over the United States. They might want to change their minds. First, an assemblyman in Commie East Bay Alameda County attempted to allow Communists to serve openly in our government. The South Vietnamese Community in Orange County and veterans throughout the state hammered this...
  • Twenty years of Taiwanese Mirage 2000s

    06/25/2017 5:12:26 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies
    AirForces Monthly ^ | June 19, 2017
    The Republic of China Air Force’s (ROCAF’s) 499th Tactical Fighter Wing has unveiled four Mirage 2000s (serials 2003, 2017, 2020 and 2055) with identical special liveries to commemorate 20 years of service for the type. A ceremony was held at the wing’s home base at Hsinchu on June 2. This was attended by Defence Minister Feng Shih-kua and General of Air Command Shen Yi-Ming. The latter was part of the first batch of pilots trained on the Mirage 2000. Also present were ROCAF senior officers and past and present Mirage 2000 flight crews. The paint scheme features a stylised dragon...
  • Congress Needs to Forget Trump and His Tweets and Pass the Big Bills

    06/25/2017 5:08:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | June 25, 2017 | Bruce Bialosky
    Democrats want to derail any positive activity by the Republican Congress by investigating a phantom Russian crime. But why do people like Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) step in front of a microphone and say, “I’m not a fan of the daily tweets.” The man who most people say is the smartest guy in the Nation’s Capital should know they are nothing but a distraction. Pass at least some of the big stuff that Republicans want done and put them on Trump’s desk for signature. From the time Mr. Trump became the Republican Party’s nominee, I almost totally discounted him in...
  • The Unbearable Smugness Of Being…A Democrat

    06/25/2017 4:56:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | June 25, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    It was a different time, a crazy time, all thoseÂ…days agoÂ…way back at the end of last week. I remember it like it was, well, just last week, when Democrats suggested that maybe, just maybe, the political rhetoric in the country was a little too heated after one of their own tried to murder as many Republican Congressmen as possible. Like I said, it was a different time. After less than two weeks, that time is done and the political left is back at their lying, hateful rhetoric about how Republicans are hoping to kill as many Americans as possible....
  • Mark Zuckerberg's snub of White House could backfire as Europe goes after U.S. Internet giants

    06/25/2017 4:49:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 24, 2017 | John Shinal
    Mark Zuckerberg had a choice to make this week. The Facebook CEO could either go to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump, along with nearly every other marquee CEO from the tech industry, or skip it and prepare for a Chicago rally for people who'd created social-support groups on Facebook.
  • Why Germany Is Once Again a Threat to the West

    06/25/2017 4:46:00 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 34 replies ^ | Nikolaas de Jong
    [I]t is important to point out that the popular image both of Angela Merkel and of modern Germany is deeply flawed. Because far from representing a negation -- or a misguided attempt at negation -- of past German policies and attitudes, the modern German mentality is in many ways a mutation or an update of the same mentality that has guided Germany since the eighteenth century, and especially since the unification of the country in 1870. Let us begin with the more obvious parallel: German support for further European integration. Despite all the German talk about subordinating narrow national interests...
  • Southwest L.A. loves 'Obama Boulevard' proposal but wonders: 'Why not a major street?'

    06/25/2017 4:45:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 24, 2017 | Sonaiya Kelley
    ven though it runs through the heart of L.A’.s Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood, most Angelenos would be hard pressed to locate Rodeo Road on a map. In fact, they’d probably point to its ritzy doppelganger — Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive — instead.